Requisition Number: 11827
State: VA


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Description/Job Summary

Description/Job Summary

GCE - Global Connections to Employment is excited to offer IT career opportunities within our fast growing organization. Our mission – "Helping people throughout life’s journey" and the vision to be the trusted partner for improving the quality of life in the communities we serve. GCE serves to help people with disabilities find meaningful employment within multiple service lines in 14 states, including internationally. GCE's IT teams maintain more than 73 government and commercial contracts and we have been honored with numerous awards for service excellence and supporting employee morale. Our IT team is a primary federal contractor for Department of Defense agencies where our focus is on identity management and software development credentialing, and personnel security and benefits.

Position Summary:

Provides information technology expertise required to facilitate the analysis, design, development, administration, database, testing, operations, system and user support for complex systems and applications. Participates in all phases of systems development and provides leadership, facilitation, analysis, and design input for the development and maintenance of application systems architecture.

Minimum Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 15 or more years of hands-on experience in enterprise IT application development. May substitute equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience with J2EE development; PL/SQL; Web Services; MVC framework experience like STRUTS, SPRING MVC, JSF; SQL experience on Oracle or other relational database; JUnit or other unit testing frameworks such as TestNG, JMock, or DBUnit; J2EE/Java performance testing and tuning experience.
  • In-depth knowledge of Relational Database Management Systems including knowledge of data modeling concepts, ERD design and development. Extensive experience working with Oracle databases.
  • Strong experience in developing enterprise Java solutions following standard/best practices including SDLC, OOAD, and design patterns.
  • Experience in the design, development, and implementation of batch applications.
  • Good understanding and working knowledge on Software Development methodologies (Waterfall, RUP, AGILE/SCRUM).
  • Proven experience building Java-based solutions for highly available and scalable systems.
  • Demonstrated analytical and Problem Solving skills.
  • Experience with Maven or other build tool such as Ant.
  • Experience with Subversion (SVN) or other source code control system.
  • Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for a Public Trust, Secret or Top Secret clearance or higher.
  • U. S. Citizenship required per government contract.

To Apply

Interested applicants please visit our Career Center @ or and complete our on-line applications. Our toll free number is (866) 236-3981.

Global Connections to Employment, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. Drug Free Workplace Employer, DRUG TESTING REQUIRED

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